Administrative Professionals Day / Week 2019 (APW) is fast approaching. There has been a good deal of controversy around this "holiday" over the past few years. Personally, I'm a fan. I thrive on gratitude, so a day dedicated to being grateful for the job I pour my heart and soul into gets two thumbs up from me. If you don't agree, feel feel free to move along. That being said, here are some of the my AWP tips for managers and executives:
Please please please acknowledge your admin in some way. I can't tell you how many emails and calls I have received over the years from devastated admins who did not receive even a card or a verbal thank you.
Need some ideas? Here are a few of my favorites:
I've poked around the internet and found some small admin-centric gifts to accompany the wonderful personalize gifts I know all you incredible executives all going to get for your amazing support teams :) If you have any other cute gift ideas, please post them in the comments. Thank you!
The Audacious Admin is Debbi L. Shaffer, an outgoing, resourceful and highly motivated executive assistant with 20 years of experience specializing in C-Suite Executive Support.